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July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: DV-DATA-1

Regarding child abuse, "The country’s Agency for Gender Equality estimated that one in five families experienced domestic violence" (p. 22).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Women held only 19 percent (11 of 57 delegate seats) in the House of Representatives and House of Peoples in the state-level parliament" (p. 16).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2, IIP-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment, but it was a serious problem" (p. 20).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"Women victims of rape did not have regular access to free social support and assistance, and continued to confront prejudice and discrimination in their communities and from representatives of public institutions" (p. 19).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal minimum age for marriage is 18 but may be as young as 16 with parental consent" (p. 22).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The maximum penalty for rape, regardless of gender, including spousal rape, is 15 years in prison" (P. 19). "The law prohibits sexual acts with a person younger than 18" (p. 23).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"Under entity criminal codes, the abuse of a child or juvenile for pornography is a crime that carries a sentence of one to five years in prison" (p. 23).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"Education was free through the secondary level but compulsory only for children of the ages of six through 15" (p. 21).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"In the RS, the prime minister was a woman, and women held three out of 16 ministerial seats" (p. 17).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"Women held only two of the nine ministerial positions in the Council of Ministers, while no women held deputy ministerial seats. In the Federation, women held four out of 16 ministerial seats" (p. 17 ). "In June a Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees report on the prevention and combat of domestic violence noted that more than 2,200 professionals working in administration, police agencies, health care, and social service institutions had received training on gender-based violence" (p. 20).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"In certain Romani communities, girls married between the ages of 12 and 142 (p. 22).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"NGOs reported that authorities often returned offenders to their family homes less than 24 hours after a violent event. In the Federation, authorities prosecuted domestic violence as a felony, while in the RS it can be reported as felony or misdemeanor. Even when domestic violence resulted in prosecution and conviction, offenders were regularly fined or given suspended sentences, even for repeat offenders" (p. 20).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 20).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"There is no official legal mechanism for the protection of women during maternity leave, and social compensation during leave is unequally regulated in different parts of the country" (p. 21).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Girls were subjected to commercial sexual exploitation, and there were reports that Romani girls as young as 12 endured early and forced marriage and domestic servitude" (p. 23).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"The state-level penalty for sexual exploitation of children is imprisonment for up 20 years under certain aggravating circumstances. At the entity level, penalties range from three to 15 years’ imprisonment" (p. 23).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"By law, a child born to at least one citizen parent is a citizen regardless of the child’s place of birth. A child born on the territory of the country to parents who are unknown or stateless is entitled to citizenship" (p. 21).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"The boy-to-girl birth ratio for the country was 107 boys per 100 girls" (p. 21).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"While laws in both entities empower authorities to remove the perpetrator from the home, officials rarely, if ever, made use of these provisions. Law enforcement officials were frequently under the mistaken impression that they needed to concern themselves with where the perpetrator would live. As a result, women in danger were compelled to go to safe houses. NGOs reported that authorities often returned offenders to their family homes less than 24 hours after a violent event" (p. 20).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"The law requires that at least 40 percent of a political party’s candidates be women" (p. 16).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: LRW-LAW-2, LRCM-LAW-2

"The maximum penalty for rape, regardless of gender, including spousal rape, is 15 years in prison" (P. 19).
July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"The Federation, the RS, and the Brcko District have laws criminalizing sex trafficking, forced labor, and organized human trafficking" (p. 23).
May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Macedonia, Maldives, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Taiwan, Ukraine
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ASR-DATA-1

Table no. 24 presents Master of Science, specialists and Doctor of Science on the high school institutions. In 2010 there were 677 women and 621 men with Master of Science and Specialists; and 89 women and 116 men with Doctor of Science. In 2011 there were 1.243 women and 857 men with Master of Science and Specialists; and 75 women and 114 men with Doctor of Science. In 2012 there were 1.542 women and 1.088 men with Master of Science and Specialists; and 88 women and 122 men with Doctor of Science. In 2013 there were 2.011 women and 1.369 men with Master of Science and Specialists; and 112 women...more
April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: MARR-DATA-1, AOM-DATA-1

Table no. 38 presents marriages by sex and age groups from 2010 to 2014. In 2010 there was a total of 19.541 marriages, disaggregated by age and sex: there was 1 woman and 0 men younger than 15 married, 2.408 women and 248 men between 15-19 years; 6.887 women and 4.381 men between 20-24 years; 5.848 women and 7.262 men between 25-29 years; 2.158 women and 3.932 men between 30-34; 910 women and 1.613 men between 35-39 years; 797 women and 1.240 men between 40-49 years; 518 women and 863 men older than 50 years; and 14 women and 2 men whose ages are unknown. In 2011 there was a...more
April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

Table no. 12 displays the number of Representatives and Delegates in the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH by sex in period 2014 – 2018, Men and women in BiH, AS BiH. In the Parliament there is a total of 57 representatives, 12 are women and 45 are men. Women represent 21,1% of the parliament. In the House of Representatives of BiH there is a total of 42 representatives, 10 are women and 32 are men. Women represent 23,8% of the House of Representatives. In the House of People there is a total of 15 delegates, 2 women and 13 men. Women represent 13,3% of the House of People (11). Table no....more
April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Graph no. 6 shows Overall violence rates for women from urban and rural communities based on a study on distribution of violence against women, 2013. 49,2% rural women experienced violence, while 44,3% experienced violence (8).
April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: MULV-DATA-1

Table no. 28 presents the structure of persons in employment by employment status for 2013-2014. For 2013, 4,7% of the total population in employment were working as unpaid family workers, regarding women, it was 8,9% and for men it was 2,2%. For 2014, 4% of the total population in employment were working as unpaid family workers, regarding women, it was 7,9% and for men it was 1,7% (22).
April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: MABFC-DATA-2

Table no. 3 shows average age of mother by childbirth order of live births in BiH between 2010 and 2014. In 2010 the average spacing between births was 2,025 years; in 2011 it was of 2,05 years; in 2012 it was of 2,125 years; in 2013 it was of 1,95 years; and in 2014 it was of 2 years (5).
April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Table no. 36 presents the average age of deaths, disaggregated by gender from 2010 to 2014. In 2010 the average age of death was 71,6 years, for it was 74,5 years and for men it was 68,9 years. In 2011 the average age of death was 72,1 years, for women it was 75 years and for men it was 69,4 years. In 2012 the average age of death was 72,5 years, for women it was 75,3 years and for men it was 69,8 years. In 2013, the average age of death was 72,7 years, for women it was 75,5 years and for men it was 70 years. In 2014 the...more